The East Cooper Breakfast Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 at 7:30 a.m. in The Cooper River Room at the Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park. We are pleased to have Nanci Shipman,Wake Up Carolina, as our guest speaker. Breakfast catered by Dish and Design Catering and Events.
Nanci holds a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education from the College of Charleston. She is the founder and executive director of WakeUp Carolina. WakeUp Carolina empowers young people, individuals and families by uniting our community to meet those who are suffering “where they are” with authenticity and unwavering support. They are a 501c3 organization founded to raise awareness, promote education and provide hope and improve the quality of life for those in recovery in the greater Charleston area.
All WakeUp Carolina services, including Creighton’s House, are 100% funded by generous donations and grants from citizens, corporations and government entities.
Her previous experience includes teaching elementary school and preschool, healthcare marketing and sales, hospice administrator and nonprofit regional director for senior outreach. Nanci is also active in business and healthcare associations, not-for-profit fundraising events and community boards. Nanci is the mother to five children. She grew up and resides in Mt. Pleasant with her four children.